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51 Future Electricians Graduate from IECRM Electrical Apprentice Program
IECRM graduates are unique in that they have accomplished academic as well as career achievements while pursuing a higher education. An overwhelming majority of IECRM students work full-time as electrician’
“Well guys, we finally made it and man does it feel good,” said Kole Towner, during his Valedictorian speech. “It is amazing how fast time flies. We are now fully equipped with the knowledge we need to be successful in our careers as electricians. Today, when you walk out that door, I want you to hold your heads up high knowing that you have accomplished something truly great. We have accomplished something that our families can be proud of. This is not the end, it is only the beginning of our careers.”
Keynote Speaker at the graduation ceremony was Mike Epstein, a past cast member of ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss television show.
During the ceremony, several graduates and underclassmen were awarded for achieving high academic honors, perfect attendance, competing in the 2014 Wire-Off Competition, and other achievements. Several IECRM instructors received gifts of gratitude for their 5, 10, or 15 years of dedication to teaching IECRM students. Every graduate received a 10-piece IDEAL Industries toolkit as a graduation gift. All gifts were generously donated by IDEAL Industries, Inc. and Milwaukee Tool.
Registration for the next session of the Four-Year Electrical Apprentice Program opens on June 23, 2014, followed by an Energy Industry Job Fair on June 24th. Sign up to attend the job fair at http://www.iecrm.org/
About Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM)
Since 1981, the Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) has been the leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association in Colorado. Representing over 200 member companies responsible for $2B annually, and educating over 725 electrical apprentices and licensed electricians annually, IECRM is dedicated to educating, promoting, and advancing the electrical industry.
IECRM, located in Denver, Colorado, is a chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC), a national trade association for merit shop electrical and systems contractors.
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